Recreation Therapy


Program Information


    Admission Requirements

    O.S.S.D. or equivalent with:
    Grade 12 English C or U

    The admissions process is competitive and meeting the minimum academic requirements does not guarantee admission.

    English Language Requirements

    Applicants must demonstrate language proficiency by submitting one of the following scores:

    • IELTS of 6.5
    • TOEFL iBT 79
    • Passed Lambton Institute of English placement test 

    Applicants from India, China, Vietnam, Philippines and Pakistan should note that IELTS is the only proficiency score accepted by the Study Direct Stream (SDS) program. Additional country-specific requirements may also be applicable.

    Meeting the minimum English requirements does not guarantee admission. Students with higher English proficiency scores will receive priority in the admission assessment process.

    Employment Opportunities

    Employment may be found in the areas of pediatrics, mental health, hospitals, community settings, long term care, rehabilitation and corrections to name a few.

    Upon graduation, students will be eligible to apply for the Registration with Therapeutic Recreation Ontario - Diploma  designation.

    Educational Pathways

    Transfer to Programs within Ontario

    We've worked with Ontario colleges to provide the following transfer opportunities:

    Seneca College
    Honours Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies
    Honours Bachelor of Therapeutic Recreation

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    For more information, please contact the appropriate campus:

    905-890-7833 x 222
    Sarnia/Main Campus

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